Dhammakaya Says Govt Siege Not ‘Buddhist Way’

 Dhammakaya Says Govt Siege Not ‘Buddhist Way’

Luang Por Dhammajayo at Wat Phra Dhammakaya. Photo: Honey Kochphon Onshawee.

PATHUM THANI — A spokesman for the besieged Wat Dhammakaya criticized the military government’s raid Thursday as “un-Buddhist” and urged for a peaceful resolution to the standoff.

Temple spokesman Dantamano Bhikku said in reply to a reporter’s inquiries that they were surprised at the latest move to arrest its ex-abbot and leader Phra Dhammachayo, who is believed to be hiding somewhere in the sprawling temple complex north of Bangkok.

Full story: khaosodenglish.com

By Pravit Rojanaphruk


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